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Synonyms for alcove

a small recess opening off a larger room

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But no sounds came from below to indicate that anyone there had heard the explosion, and presently the man's attention was distracted from the door to the alcove, between the hangings of which the face of the girl appeared.
Turning at the entrance she pointed to the corpse upon the floor of the outer room, and then crossing the alcove she raised some draperies which covered a couch and fell to the floor upon all sides, disclosing an opening beneath the furniture.
By rearranging the other rugs and by bringing one from the alcove she restored the room to order so no outward indication of the tragedy so recently enacted there was apparent.
He heard her cross the alcove to the door of the outer room, and heard the bolt withdrawn followed by the voice of a man mingled with that of the girl.
He found he could so arrange the hangings that a very narrow slit between two of them permitted him to watch the actions of those in the alcove without revealing himself or increasing his liability of detection.
In the alcove the man and the girl whispered, and then cautiously and with great stealth, the man rose and drew his curved saber.
As he approached the creature which stood now behind a large, flat-topped pedestal beside the alcove, he saw lying upon the smooth surface something that almost elicited a gasp of astonishment from him--a simple, common thing it was, or would have been almost anywhere in the world but Caspak--a square bit of paper!
Many older homes have chimney breasts, offering a great opportunity for storage in the alcoves.
ANY older homes have chimney breasts, oering a great opportunity for storage in the alcoves.
It recently launched its third luxury condominium project in Cebu, The Alcoves, inside the Cebu Business Park.
With its feature alcove with original stained glass windows and window seat, stone fireplace with cast iron wood burner and flagstone hearth, recess archways and alcoves and fitted bookcase, cast iron radiators and wood block flooring the lounge invokes a cosy cottage feel.
It has been remarked in [2, 6, 15] that the inverses of the affine permutations labeling the minimal alcoves in Shi regions belong to a certain simplex [D.
If the fireplace, should I paint or paper the alcoves or just the chimney breast?
The company is offering eight cabana-style cabins, accommodating two to four guests each in The Alcoves area of the ship.
Now the swallows wheel in empty alcoves, their mouths full of ancient